Knysna’s Main Attractions

Knysna Oyster Festival festivities

Though international travel is inadvisable at this moment due to the heightening circumstances of the pandemic, travelers can still get their fix through local adventures or events. If this is the case for you and your family, look no further than Knysna, Western Cape. This winter season experience a unique getaway in the coastal town of Knysna that is filled with sport, food, art and adventure.

As the town plans for the highly anticipated return of the Knysna Oyster Festival, we at Global Travel Alliance have detailed the event, other attractions, and accommodation as your personal travel assistant.

Dolphins playing in the Knysna surf

Fresh oysters served at the Knysna Oyster Festival

The impact pf COVID-19 has inspired Knysna Tourism to return the annual Knysna Oyster Festival with some new innovative improvements. From 9 – 18 July, the festival will be held in a manner that is COVID-29 protocol compliant to ensure you and your family can have a safe and fun experience. This is all in alignment with this ears theme of ‘Stay, Work, Play’ in Knysna.

While on your stunning staycation you could expect to indulge in tours, beaches, forests, and delicious food. The festival program includes a diverse range of events, such as:

  • Virtual Knysna Forest Marathon which will be held virtually this year
  • Knysna Cycle Tour which will conform to COVID-19 protocols through means of a staggered start
  • Mountain Bike Family Fun Run
  • Winter Christmas Market held in Sedgefield

Knysna rainforest

Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour

Right now it is incredibly important to support local tourism and business. Local is indeed lekker!

There are so many domestic destinations to cure your travel bug. The Global Travel Alliance team gladly recommends the Knysna Oyster Festival as a great one-stop-shop for all of the family fun you might be craving this school holiday season.

The Knysna area offers a wide array of activities and attractions aside from the annual Oyster Festival that is appropriate for the entire family. Other interesting activities include visiting food and wine stalls with live entertainment across the Garden Route or take the kids to watch out for the arrival of humpback whales on the coast.

Humpback whale spotting off Knysna Coast

If you are seeking a more leisurely and affordable staycation, try inexpensive activities such as visiting local galleries, hiking or driving through the Knysna rainforest and enjoying fresh seafood near to the lagoon.

When looking for accommodation in Knysna the town offers many options. Choose to hideaway in a hotel with a lover for a romantic vacation or homestyle guest house where families can perfectly cater to the needs of their kids.

Our experienced reservations team at Global Travel Alliance will gladly ensure that the ideal accommodation can be found to safely home your family on your trip.

Our consultants can create cheap or luxury packages near to all the entertainment so that your family can have all the fun at their doorstep.

Make a booking through Global Travel Alliance today for unbeatable savings on your travel packages, where you can experience #MoreForLess.

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